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This Pig Enjoys Painting And Has Become The World’s First Pig Artist
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Animals, Art7 months ago

Meet Pigcasso, The Painter Pig Who Just Sold Its Latest Artwork For 20,000 Euros

Joane Lefson rescued a one-month-old piglet from a slaughterhouse and soon realized that the animal was special. According to Joane, of his own free will, the little pig started painting canvases in a sanctuary located in South Africa.

The little pig is known as Pigcasso and one of his artworks has just broken a record. The artistic pig made a painting that was sold for roughly 20 thousand euros. The work, “Wild and Free”, was bought by a German person 72 hours after being put up for sale and surpassed the record for the most expensive sale of a work of art created by an animal. Before, the record belonged to the chimpanzee Congo, which sold a painting for around 14 thousand euros in 2005.

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Meet Pigcasso, a pig who was rescued in 2016 from slaughter and enjoys painting

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Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Pigcasso has made a lot of paintings over the years and some of them are auctioned for purchase

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

With the help of his owner Joanne Lefson, Pigcasso recently sold one of his paintings for over 20,000 euros at an auction

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Image credits: pigcassohoghero

“Wild and Free” was bought by a German person 72 hours after being put up for sale

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Pigcasso’s work surpassed the record for the most expensive sale of a work of art created by an animal

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Before, the record belonged to the chimpanzee Congo, which sold a painting for around 14 thousand euros in 2005

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

Image credits: pigcassohoghero

When Joanne noticed that Pigcasso ate or destroyed everything except some old paintbrushes that were laying in his stall, she decided to nurture the pig’s potential talent

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Here’s a process video that shows Pigcasso painting on canvas

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It didn’t take long before Pigcasso began to paint – and over time, the painting process developed into an extraordinary collaboration between human and pig

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Kookamunga
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7 months ago

I feel Pigcasso's paintings are deep, exploring the common man's battle for truth and love in a world full of lies and hatred, a commentary on the lack of honest spirituality in all of humanity. I crave bacon.

Angelar
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7 months ago (edited)

That is a quite anthropocentric interpretation, but you are only human after all. EDIT: Hello: I too, made a joke. Read again, maybe you get it.

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RandomHumanBean
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7 months ago

aw he looks so HAPPY!!!! i would definately buy the blue one!

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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7 months ago

I was curious how much Pigcasso's painting are going for and let's just say some of his smaller ones are equivalent to my rent for a month. *_*

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Nensi Voj
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7 months ago

...when some painter is born again,in a new reincarnation ...!!!

Ramzan Dogar Dogar
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7 months ago

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Google pay 97$ per hour my last pay check was $8500 working 1o hours a week online. My younger brother friend has been averaging 12k for months now and he works about 22 hours a week. I cant believe how easy it was once I tried it outit.. HERE ➤➤ 𝐖­𝐰­𝐰.𝐒­𝐚­𝐥­𝐚­𝐫­𝐲­𝐛­𝐚­𝐚­𝐫.𝐂­𝐨­𝐦

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Kookamunga
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7 months ago

I feel Pigcasso's paintings are deep, exploring the common man's battle for truth and love in a world full of lies and hatred, a commentary on the lack of honest spirituality in all of humanity. I crave bacon.

Angelar
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7 months ago (edited)

That is a quite anthropocentric interpretation, but you are only human after all. EDIT: Hello: I too, made a joke. Read again, maybe you get it.

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RandomHumanBean
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7 months ago

aw he looks so HAPPY!!!! i would definately buy the blue one!

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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7 months ago

I was curious how much Pigcasso's painting are going for and let's just say some of his smaller ones are equivalent to my rent for a month. *_*

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Nensi Voj
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7 months ago

...when some painter is born again,in a new reincarnation ...!!!

Ramzan Dogar Dogar
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7 months ago

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Google pay 97$ per hour my last pay check was $8500 working 1o hours a week online. My younger brother friend has been averaging 12k for months now and he works about 22 hours a week. I cant believe how easy it was once I tried it outit.. HERE ➤➤ 𝐖­𝐰­𝐰.𝐒­𝐚­𝐥­𝐚­𝐫­𝐲­𝐛­𝐚­𝐚­𝐫.𝐂­𝐨­𝐦

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